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Type: Thesis
Title: Response of grapevines to partial drying of the root system / Peter Ronald Dry.
Author: Dry, Peter Ronald
Issue Date: 1997
School/Discipline: Deptartment of Horticulture, Viticulture and Oenology
Abstract: The general hypothesis tested in this study was that: 'partial drying of the root system of grapevines will result in reduced vegetative growth with beneficial effects for fruit yield, fruit composition and water-use efficiency'. Previously published work has suggested that partial drying of the root system may give rise to non-dydraulic root-derived signals capable of changing leaf development and transpiration.
Dissertation Note: Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Adelaide, Dept. of Horticulture, Viticulture and Oenology, 1998
Subject: Grapes Roots Physiology.
Grapes Water requirements.
Plant-water relationships.
Vitis vinifera.
Description: Bibliography: p. 261-273.
vi, 273 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
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